Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Frank Erwin Center
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders head to Frank Erwin Center to take on the Texas Longhorns on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 5.5 point favorites.
The Red Raiders come into this game with an overall record of 15-6 and a road record of 1-4. They are 8-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-8. The Longhorns have an overall record of 8-13 and a home record of 8-4. They have an over/under record of 8-12 and they are 12-8 against the spread.
Keenan Evans comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Raiders. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Zach Smith averages 13.5 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game for Texas Tech. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
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Andrew Jones averages 11.1 points per game while playing 24.6 minutes per contest this year for the Longhorns. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Jarrett Allen averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Texas Tech averages 76.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 86th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 38th in the country. They average 32.9 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 303rd and 104th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 11.1 per game. The Red Raiders allow 65.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 36th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 106th and 245th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.1 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 92nd in Division 1.
Texas averages 69.6 points per game this year which ranks them 248th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 177th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 315th in the nation. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per contest which ranks them 189th and 299th respectively. In the turnover department the Longhorns rank 234th with 14 per game. The Longhorns allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 80th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 61st and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 192nd and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the nation. The Longhorns force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 176th in college basketball.
The Red Raiders average 68.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3.3 per contest. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 114 and they assist on 52.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Texas Tech turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31%. The Red Raiders give up 69.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Longhorns score 75.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.8 points per game. The Longhorns have a rating on offense of 98.8 and 45.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Texas turns it over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.1%. The Longhorns give up 67.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 8-9 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-8 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 12-8 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 8-12 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
01/31/17 G Keenan Evans Undisclosed missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Texas
Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/12/17 G Tevin Mack Suspension out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Texas Tech -5.5
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